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Google Spreadsheet Questions Grayed out

Why is this question grayed out? I de-selected the follow star in the tag pop-up: only to realize that the tag was removed from my favorite list: So I re-selected the tag again. What did I do?
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Comment from user with reputation of 1

Just curious how someone who seems to be a new user with reputation of 1 and not the OP has managed to post a Comment. Privileges shows 50 comment everywhere Leave comments on other people's ...
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Is there a way to bookmark questions on Stack Exchange?

There must be a way to 'follow' a question or even a user through SE (i.e., it's easy to do it with browser bookmarks).
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What does the [worksheet-function] tag mean?

What does the worksheet-function tag mean? This tag is for spreadsheet questions where the question or answers involve an in-the-cell worksheet function, as opposed to some form of code.
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Deleting your old bugs and migrating new ones

If you haven't noticed, a chunk of bugs have been migrated to meta.stackexchange.com and older bugs that couldn't be migrated (due to restrictions in SE system) were deleted. There has always been a ...
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Create tag for the new Inbox by Gmail

Would it be possible to create a new tag for Inbox by Gmail (http://inbox.google.com)? google-inbox? Google is sending out invitations to more and more users, so it probably going to be useful in ...
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Please synonymize and merge [rss-reader] and [feed-reader]

rss-reader and feed-reader cover the same territory. (There are questions about Feedly in both, for instance.) The former has more questions than the latter. However, by its name "rss-reader" would ...
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Question with bounty ends in a draw

For this question I added a bounty to draw some attention: What is the best way to merge friend lists on Facebook? In its current state, the outcome is undecided. What will happen with the bounty ...
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Please pluralize [keyboard-shortcut]

The tag keyboard-shortcut would be better as keyboard-shortcuts because, well, an app seldom has a single keyboard shortcut. It would also better match other tags.
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Please merge [google-plus-hangouts] and [google-hangout]

They really are the same thing and have a comparable number of questions each. google-plus-hangouts google-hangout
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How to improve 'Online libraries or collections for (contemporary) books?'

How can my question be emended to consist with https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic? Please also advise if this can be migrated to another apt SE site.
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How/why was this question deleted?

https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/61330/does-searching-a-keyword-on-google-make-the-crawlers-look-harder-in-the-future (only available to Moderators and 10k+ users) It was migrated here ...
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Cognito Forms says the entire Web Apps user base is actually part of Cognito's community

Cognito Forms, with the wording on their Support page, have new users to Web Apps thinking that it's actually all part of Cognito. Have a question about Cognito Forms? Participate in questions &...
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Why did I get a “You're about to be question banned” warning?

To my knowledge I have no negatively voted questions, I just received two badges for popular questions, I try to be as specific and helpful to future users as possible, I do my best to avoid asking ...
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Question DriveApp (Google Apps Script) off-topic

I've flagged this question as off-topic a while ago, only to realize that it is still active. Tried to find the question in the close review history, without success, to see who has done what (and ...
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Should off topic specifically include multiple questions in a single post?

I would expect this to have been mentioned already but I have not seen where. This question seems to be in many parts and, though there is a theme to these for the OP, the topics seem reasonably ...
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I'm puzzled by a specific link

user2987538 has asked a question {since deleted} on Web Apps and the profile shows membership of Database Administrators, where user has asked two questions, one of which: when clicked goes to ...
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Why am I in danger of being blocked?

Wait! Some of your past questions have not been well-received, and you're in danger of being blocked from asking any more. For help formulating a clear, useful question, see: How do I ask a ...
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My question is about Google Tag Manager, but there's no tag for it yet

I asked this question a while back: Google Tag Manager no longer in preview mode for any version. At first it was tagged with [google], but that tag was removed later by someone else. There's no tag ...
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Using Stack Exchange account instead of OpenID

I have signed up in Stack Exchange using an OpenID provider. Now, I want to log in my account using Stack Exchange account. But in the "my logins" page there is no link for this.
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Year Notation Missing

I just got awarded the copy editors badge and I noticed that Al's date notation is missing a year entry (similar to the rest): Apparently around april 2013, dates start appear: Is it a fiscal year, ...
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Rename [google-plus-circle] to [google-plus-circles]

Please rename google-plus-circle to google-plus-circles. This will match other similar tags (e.g., google-plus-pages).
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How do we migrate questions to webapps.se?

I sometimes/often see questions on Stack Overflow that definitely would be a good fit for webapps.se, like this one: Google Spreadsheet Conditional Formatting Based on another Cell Value How are ...
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“Don't ask about” on Web Apps Tour

From The Tour, specifically the "Don't ask about" section Weren't the "Creating or developing a web application" and "Web browsers, including features and browser extensions/add-ons" items moved to ...
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Got two reputation points, twice, for accepting an answer

I accepted an answer for my question on Web Application Stack Exchange and if I am not wrong you get two reputation points for doing that. But I got it twice. Once yesterday and once today. Why was I ...
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Please merge and synonymize [forums] and [forum]

Both forums and forum exist, have questions, and have a tag wiki. The former has more questions than the latter. Can they be merged and synonymized, please?
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Can we kill (and possibly blacklist) [php]

PHP is a scripting language for building dynamic web sites and web apps. This site is not about building web apps. I've been looking through php and any question that's not already closed should be ...
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SkyDrive is now OneDrive

OneDrive for Everything in Your Life Today we are pleased to announce that SkyDrive will soon become OneDrive. We have more than a handful of questions about skydrive. Please re-tag them as ...
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Merge [domains] and [domain] tags

The majority of questions are tagged domain and only a few this year have been tagged with domains, but the latter does not have a wiki excerpt. Can we merge the two into domain?
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What happened to Vidar?

Roaming around as ever, I stumbled upon Vidar's avatar and noticed his "credentials" were missing: Why are the tag descriptions missing? Lost in the matrix? Eaten by bugs? Edit: 19-11-2013 14:53: it'...
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Why was my answer deleted?

In this question, I found a similar question of mine (just that mine is about a problem of the new system) so I answered with the "new" method. I know how to edit the play list (at least I can remove ...
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Questions off-topic because they are about developing web applications

Several times each day (usually) I see questions that are about developing web applications, which are off-topic, e.g. this. I always flag the question (Flagging -> The question doesn't belong here ...
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Synonym needed for [sync] and [synchronization]

The tags sync and synchronization would seem to be natural synonyms. The shorter version is on more questions, but I much prefer the full name. But, either way, I think one should be a synonym of the ...
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How do I flag a question on Stack Exchange as having to be migrated to a specific Stack Exchange website that isn't in the list of suggested websites?

When flagging a question on Stack Exchange, we can ask for a migration to another Stack Exchange website. However the list is limited. How can I select a Stack Exchange website that isn't in the list? ...
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Tag [google-docs] should be a synonym of [google-documents], NOT a synonym of [google-drive], please correct it

I couldn't find a way to vote to remove the synonym, that was why I posted it here.
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I am able to upvote my comment

In this answer, which was written under my account on Super User and ported to Web Applications, I was able to upvote two of my comments. On other pages, I am not able to reproduce it, only in this ...
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Synonym Request & Rename

Synonym Request & Rename word & microsoft-word, better to rename into tag:ms-word Rename excel ==> tag:ms-excel microsoft-excel outlook ==> tag:ms-outlook microsoft-outlook
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Marketing sock puppets

Apparently there are a few new sockpuppets that are asking wildly off-topic questions about finding mobile/Facebook developers and answering each other's questions with recommendations for a ...
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Livestream sports spam

We've had a half-dozen spam questions the last few days hawking live streams of soccer (or, if you prefer, football) matches. I expect the trend to continue. A couple of them were using the goo.gl ...
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Flag declined but comment deleted nevertheless

I raised a “not an answer” flag on a question that was declined with “flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an altogether wrong answer”. However, the respective answer was ...
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I made a terrible mistake with flagging for moderator attention! How can I reverse it?

There were two comments following this question, How to disable folder view? Both comments were good, and relevant to the question. I intended to up vote the second one, but accidentally clicked on ...
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Web Applications Google Plus Page - Update

In this post, here on Meta, we (Hydra) asked for "Managers" for the Web Applications Google+ fan page. Since the end of February 2013, I'm active on the Web Applications Google+ fan page, collecting ...
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Why is my question closed as off topic?

https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/45373/what-are-allowed-characters-in-emails-addresses?noredirect=1#comment36164_45373 How is it off-topic ? What can be modified in the question to be re-...
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Will this question about Easter eggs be closed as off topic?

I wish to know some of the Easter egg facts of Facebook at this site. I have noticed a similar question Hidden features of Google Search. Below the question I found a note that Please note that ...
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How can this Q about Outlook mail forwarding be off topic?

I recently asked this question relating to Outlook mail forwarding functionality. I guessed it would relate to webapps.stackexchange.com since the Outlook email sending tool is not listed as off topic....
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Why no bounty for a +2 accepted answer?

I'm just curious as to why no bounty was awarded for an answer with two upvotes and that was accepted by the author? How to get weekly data from Foursquare It's my answer (sorry I'm super lame) and ...
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Suggestions To Wiki Texts Not Possible

I wanted to modify the wiki text of the design tag here on Meta, in order to give more information about the usage of the tag: Excerpt Wiki Text ChrisF rejected the suggestions with the following ...
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Why is this question non constructive?

Why is this question non constructive? The question is specific. It doesn't solicit debates or arguments. An app either sends to Facebook and Twitter or it doesn't. Isn't this consiered like a fact? ...
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Reviewing the same question three times

I just finished reviewing this question. Looking at it afterwards, it seems a bit overdone: How to cope with this situation?
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Tag cleanup for July 2013

Following tags are meta tags (what is this?), need to be removed/made synonyms themes - needs disambiguation tags sorting list - needs disambiguation audio website webservice Important Do not flag/...